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St. Urban I - (222-230)

Saint Biography

Little is known about St. Urban I who was elected pope in 222. He was a Roman and served as bishop of Read More

Catholic Encyclopedia

Reigned 222-30, date of birth unknown; died 23 May, 230. According to the "Liber Pontificalis," Urban was a Roman and his father's name was Pontianus. After the death of Callistus I (14 October, 222) Urban was elected Bishop of Rome , of which Church he was the head for eight years, according to Eusebius (Hist. eccl., VI, 23). ... Read More


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Reading 1, First Samuel 1:24-28
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Psalm, First Samuel 2:1, 4-5, 6-7, 8
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Gospel, Luke 1:46-56
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